Maritime & Logistics
THE PORT’S OVERALL CARGO TONNAGE HAS INCREASED 10 PERCENT, LARGELY THE RESULT OF GROWTH IN STEEL, IRON-ORE AND OVERSIZED “PROJECT” CARGO HANDLED BY PORT FACILITIES.
The Port handled over 3.6 million tons of cargo in 2013. Our general cargo volume rose by 15%, while bulk cargo increased by 9%, as more iron ore and limestone moved through the Cleveland Bulk Terminal.
The Port was also awarded its 4th consecutive and 12th overall Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for posting a 6% increase in international cargo in 2013 compared to 2012. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation presents the award to U.S. Great Lakes ports that register year-over-year increases in international tonnage through the Seaway.
Tonnage by Year